CPC Definition - Subclass A45F

Last Updated Version: 2018.01
TRAVELLING OR CAMP EQUIPMENT: SACKS OR PACKS CARRIED ON THE BODY
Definition statement

This place covers:

  • Devices for carrying articles on the body of a person, e.g. for travelling.
  • Travelling articles for personal use to be carried by not more than one person.
  • Backpacks.
  • Harnesses.
  • Holders for carrying articles on the body, garment or belt of a person.
  • Travelling or camp articles such as water-bottles, mess-tins, cups, hammocks and accessories for them, hanging seats, picnic sets, sewing kits, map cases, nets affording protection against insects;
  • Travelling or camp articles which may be converted into articles for other use, e.g. coats or capes convertible into tent coverings
  • Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of one strap passing over the shoulder or by means of two straps passing over the two shoulders including sacks or packs specially adapted for military purposes;
  • Sacks and packs specially adapted for children, e.g. for schoolchildren;
  • Carrying-frames and frames combined with sacks; carrying-straps, e.g. with adjustable fastenings of straps or belts; shoulder-pads;
  • Sacks or packs carried on the body and convertible into other articles e.g. into tents, beds or mattresses, hammocks, litters or sleeping-bags, boats, sledges, coats or capes
  • Holders or carriers for hand articles and holders or carriers for use while travelling or camping, such as fastening articles to the garment, handles, book-carriers; holders for spades, hatchets or the like
Relationships with other classification places

Travelling or camp equipment is normally classified in the classes for the equipment concerned, e.g. in subclasses A47B (for example, travelling or trunk tables A47B 3/10; tables specially adapted for use in the open air A47B 37/04), A47C (for example, travelling or camp beds A47C 17/64; suspended beds A47C 17/84, foldable, collapsible or dismountable chairs A47C 4/00, camp, travelling, or sports stools A47C 9/10), A47G (for example, travelling rugs A47G 9/06; sleeping bags A47G 9/08), A47J (for example, camp cooking devices A47J 33/00, A47J 36/26).

References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Hand implements for working earth, e.g. shovels, picks

A01B 1/00

Veils

A01K 55/00

Outerwear; Protective garments

A41D

Boxes for needles or pins

A41H 19/00

Hand carried bags or luggage

A45C

Picnic boxes

A45C 11/20

Handles for suitcases or bags

A45C 13/26

Straps, bands as travelling accessories

A45C 13/30

Wheeled carriers

A45C 13/38

Bags for golf clubs

A63B

Camping vehicles

B60P 3/32

Foldable sledges

B62B 13/16

Foldable vessels

B63B 7/00

Rigid or semi-rigid containers

B65D 1/00

Sacks, bags or like containers

B65D 29/00
,B65D 31/00

Devices for moving or tilting heavy loads

B65G

Transportable devices to obtain potable water

C02F 1/18

Matches for starting fires

C06F 5/00

Tools, implements, or accessories for hand sewing

D05B 91/00

Tents convertible, e.g. from one type tent to another type tent

E04H 15/30

Stands or trestles as supports for apparatus or articles placed thereon

F16M 11/00

Portable lighting

F21L

Stoves with special adaptation for travelling, e.g. collapsible: stoves in which the type of fuel or energy supply is not specified

F24C 1/16

stoves for gaseous fuels

F24C 3/14

stoves for liquid fuels

F24C 5/20

stoves heated by electric energy

F24C 7/10

Portable water heaters

F24H 1/06

Means for wearing or carrying smallarms

F41C

Gun-slings

F41C 33/00

Arrangements for carrying mobile phones

H04B

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:

Knapsack

A bag with shoulder straps, carried on the back

Synonyms and Keywords

In patent documents, the following words/expressions are often used as synonyms:

  • "water-bottle ", "canteen" and "flask;
  • "knapsack", "sack", "pack", "backpack" and "rucksack"
Travelling or camp articles (travelling rugs A47G 9/06); Sacks or packs carried on the body (convertible into other articles A45F 4/00)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/00:

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References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Sacks or packs carried on the body, convertible into other articles

A45F 4/00

Travelling rugs

A47G 9/06

Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Holders or carriers for hand articles

A45F 5/00

Baby-carriers

A47D

Bags for golf clubs

A63B

{Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of a single strap around the waist}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/005

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Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of one strap passing over the shoulder
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/02

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Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of two straps passing over the two shoulders
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/04

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Bags for golf clubs

A63B 55/00

{specially adapted for school children}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/042

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{with adjustable fastenings for the shoulder straps or waist belts}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/047

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specially adapted for military purposes
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/06

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Means for wearing or carrying smallarms

F41C 33/00

Carrying-frames; Frames combined with sacks
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/08

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Wheeled carriers

A45C 13/38

Pack-frames carried on the body
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/10

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Shoulder-pads
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/12

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Carrying-straps; Pack-carrying harnesses
Definition statement

This place covers:

Straps or harnesses for carrying articles which are not too heavy, i.e. articles which do not have to be carried by more than one person

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Carriers for heavy loads

B65G 7/12

Means for wearing or carrying smallarms

F41C 33/00

Cords, straps or harnesses for musical instruments

G10G 5/005

Harnesses specially adapted for carrying small boats
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/15

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Water-bottles; Mess-tins; Cups
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/16

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Drinking straws as tableware

A47G

Closures with discharging devices

B65D 47/00

of rigid material
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/18

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of flexible material; Collapsible or stackable cups
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/20

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Hammocks; Hammock spreaders
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/22

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Hammocks suspended between two supporting means, e.g. trees

Stands; Supports
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/24

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Portable devices, i.e. not permanently assembled to a wall or to the ground, for supporting the suspension of a hammock

Hanging seats
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/26

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Shooting stands for hunting

A01M 31/02

Rocking chairs pivotally mounted in a frame; Swings

A47C 3/0255

Article supports adapted to be stuck into the ground {(posts driven into the ground E04H 12/2215)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/44

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References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Posts driven into the ground

E04H 12/2215

Picnic sets (picnic boxes A45C 11/20)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/46

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References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Picnic boxes

A45C 11/20

Sewing kits
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/48

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Map-cases used as travelling equipment
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/50

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Holders or cabinets for maps

A47B 97/02

Nets affording protection against insects
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/52

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Insect nets as travelling equipment

Travelling or camp articles which may be converted into {other} articles {or into objects} for other use; Sacks or packs carried on the body and convertible into other articles {or into objects for other use}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/00

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Garments convertible into other articles

A41D 15/04

Luggage or bags convertible into objects for other use

A45C 9/00

Foldable chairs

A47C 4/52

Baby-carriers

A47D

Sleeping bags

A47G 9/08

Sacks or packs convertible into other articles {or into objects for other use}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/02

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into tents
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/04

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into beds or mattresses
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/06

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Sacks or packs convertible, e.g. by unfolding, into travelling beds or mattresses

into hammocks, litters or sleeping-bags
Definition statement

This place covers:

Sacks or packs convertible, e.g. by unfolding, into hammocks, litters or sleeping-bags

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/08

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into boats or sledges
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/10

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into coats or capes
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/12

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Coats or capes convertible into tent coverings
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/14

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Holders or carriers for hand articles; Holders or carriers for use while travelling or camping
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/00

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Sacks or packs carried on the body

A45F 3/00

Storage means for work tools

B25H 3/00

Supports for positioning apparatus or articles

F16M 13/00

Wearable computers, e.g. on a belt

G06F 1/163

Cords, straps or harnesses for musical instruments

G10G 5/005

Arrangements for carrying or protecting transceivers

H04B 1/3888

Supports for telephones adapted for use on head, throat or breast

H04M 1/05

{with an automatic spring reel}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/004

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Fastening articles to the garment
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/02

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Attaching writing implements to wearing apparel or objects involving constructional changes of the implements

B43K 25/00

Means for wearing or carrying small arms

F41C 33/00

{to the belt}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/021

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{within pockets}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/022

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Holding handkerchiefs, napkins, or the like
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/04

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Holding hats or other garments
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/06

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Holding flowers
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/08

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Handles for carrying purposes
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/10

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Handles for suitcases or travelling bags

A45C 13/26

Handles of sacks or bags

B65D 33/06

Straps provided with handles for bundling or supporting articles

B65D 63/18

For carrying heavy loads

B65G 7/12

{with means, e.g. a hook, receiving a carrying element of the hand article to be carried}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/102

Carrying handles with rigid receiving means, e.g. a hook, for receiving a carrying element, e.g. a rigid handle, of the hand article to be carried.

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

With flexible receiving elements

A45F 2005/1013

Receiving flexible handles of the hand article to be carried

A45F 5/1026

{the carrying element being flexible, e.g. plastic bag handle}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/1026

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{and supported above the grip surface of the carrying handle}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/1046

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Book-carriers
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/12

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Holders for spades, hatchets, or like implements
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/14

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